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Archives and Human Rights

Archives and Human Rights

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Abstract:Why and how can records serve as evidence of human rights violations, in particular crimes against humanity, and help the fight against impunity? Archives and Human Rights shows the close relationship between archives and human rights and discusses the...

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Actualizing Human Rights : Global Inequality, Future People, and Motivation

Actualizing Human Rights : Global Inequality, Future People, and Motivation

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Abstract:This book argues that ultimately human rights can be actualized, in two senses. By answering important challenges to them, the real-world relevance of human rights can be brought out; and people worldwide can be motivated as needed for realizing human ...

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Human Rights in Business : Removal of Barriers to Access to Justice in the European Union

Human Rights in Business : Removal of Barriers to Access to Justice in the European Union

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Abstract:The capacity to abuse, or in general affect the enjoyment of human, labour and environmental rights has risen with the increased social and economic power that multinational companies wield in the global economy. At the same time, it appears that it is...

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Imagining Human Rights

Imagining Human Rights

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Abstract:Why is it that human rights are considered inviolable norms of justice at local and global scales although the number of their violations has steadily increased in modern history? On the surface, this paradox seems to be reducible to a straightforward ...

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US Counterterrorism and the Human Rights of Foreigners Abroad : Putting the Gloves Back On?

US Counterterrorism and the Human Rights of Foreigners Abroad : Putting the Gloves Back On?

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Abstract:This book examines why the United States has introduced safeguards that are designed to prevent their counterterrorism policies from causing harm to non-US citizens beyond US territory. It investigates what made US policymakers take steps to'put the gl...

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The Routledge Handbook on Extraterritorial Human Rights Obligations

The Routledge Handbook on Extraterritorial Human Rights Obligations

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Abstract:The Routledge Handbook on Extraterritorial Human Rights Obligations brings international scholarship on transnational human rights obligations into a comprehensive and wide-ranging volume. Each chapter combines a thorough analysis of a particular issue...

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The Philosophy of Human Rights : Contemporary Controversies

The Philosophy of Human Rights : Contemporary Controversies

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Abstract:The notion of “human rights” is widely used in political and moral discussions. The core idea, that all human beings have some inalienable basic rights, is appealing and has an eminently practical function: It allows moral criticism of various wrongs a...

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Justice and Human Rights in the African Imagination : We, Too, Are Humans

Justice and Human Rights in the African Imagination : We, Too, Are Humans

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Abstract:Justice and Human Rights in the African Imagination is an interdisciplinary reading of justice in literary texts and memoirs, films, and social anthropological texts in postcolonial Africa. Inspired by Nelson Mandela and South Africa's robust achieveme...

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Children, Human Rights and Temporary Labour Migration : Protecting the Child-Parent Relationship

Children, Human Rights and Temporary Labour Migration : Protecting the Child-Parent Relationship

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Abstract:This book focuses on the neglected yet critical issue of how the global migration of millions of parents as low-waged migrant workers impacts the rights of their children under international human rights law. The work provides a systematic analysis and...

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Cultures, Citizenship and Human Rights

Cultures, Citizenship and Human Rights

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Abstract:In Cultures, Citizenship and Human Rights the combined analytical efforts of the fields of human rights law, conflict studies, anthropology, history, media studies, gender studies, and critical race and postcolonial studies raise a comprehensive unders...

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